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Russia's Roscosmos Completes Tests of Upgraded RD-191M Engine for Modernized Angara Rocket

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RD-191 rocket engine - Sputnik International, 1920, 08.07.2024
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian state space corporation Roscosmos said on Monday it had completed tests of the new RD-191M rocket engine, which will increase the payload of its modernized heavy-lift Angara rocket.
"Tests of upgraded RD-191M engines have been completed," the agency said in a statement, published on Telegram.
The single-cylinder liquid engine was developed for the modernized Angara-A5M rocket, the corporation added.
The Angara A5 rocket blasts off from the launchpad of the Vostochny cosmodrome in Amur Region, Russia.  - Sputnik International, 1920, 12.04.2024
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The RD-191M engine runs on kerosene and liquid oxygen. It is a version of the RD-191 engine that generates 10% more thrust. It will be used to send cargo missions to the Russian orbital space station.
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